John Daniel Britton, Jr.
Attended Clemson during 1938-1939 school year.
Kingstree, South Carolina
He was married to the former Gladys Ashburn of Kingstree. He was also survived by his parents, Mr. John D. Britton and Mrs. Bessie Swann Britton, and one sister, Mrs. Boyce W. Baker.
Army, Second Lieutenant
Company A, 513rd Parachute Regiment, 17th Airborne Division
Mar 23, 1920
Mar 24, 1945
KIA (Killed in Action) in Germany
Williamsburg Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Kingstree, SC. He was originally buried in the Netherlands AMC, but his remains were returned to the United States in October 1945.
After leaving Clemson he was employed as a salesman for Corn Products Co., with headquarters in Atlanta GA. He resigned to volunteer for service in the US Army and later volunteered for service in the paratroups and at Fort Benning, Ga.